The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 252 234 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -59
Permanent jobs citing 4G 2 9 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.15% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.93% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £38,500 £24,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.41% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.59%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1100 972 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 930 837 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £38,500 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Military
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (22.22%) 2G
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) SLA

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) 2G
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) GGSN
4 1 (11.11%) SGSN
4 1 (11.11%) TETRA
4 1 (11.11%) WiMAX
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Handset Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Perl Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP Voice
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei